Flexible Systems

Systems are good, but if your system doesn’t adapt you are wasting time and energy.

You don’t need to treat a fluff book like a research paper, or a practical guide like a deep novel.

However, with people we should fight the willingness to categorize and treat them in efficient, prescribed ways. By listening we can almost always find value, which enriches us both.

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